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Alfredo Simon surrenders self, gun

Updated: January 4, 2011, 3:16 AM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon surrendered to police Monday to face an involuntary manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting New Year's Eve. His lawyer said he was firing celebratory shots in the air.

A judge ruled that Simon could be held for up to a year pending trial.

The Dominican pitcher is suspected of killing 25-year-old Michel Castillo Almonte and wounding his 17-year-old brother in the northeast coastal town of Luperon. ...

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